The Time and Narrative of Making History: How Brian Friel Presented Hugh O’ Neill as the Leopold Bloom of Historiography
Keywords:James Joyce, Brian Friel, Ulysses, Historiography, History, Narrative
This paper presents Brian Friel’s Making History as a dialogical piece that illustrates the historiographical turn of the twentieth century as something close to the narrative that is also present in James Joyce’s Ulysses: that is, the polyphony of multiple heroes having their own voices, each with their own importance, and without compromising the author’s identity in their own work.
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